UWF Cross Country Announces 2011 Fall Schedule

first_img Karyssa Tourelle-Fallon UWF Cross Country Announces 2011 Fall Schedule PENSACOLA, Fla. – West Florida men’s and women’s cross country head coach John Bergen is pleased to announce the teams’ 2011 fall schedules, as the Argonauts are set to open up the year on Sep. 1.  The UWF cross country teams will once again host one meet this year, the Gulf Coast Stampede, at the Escambia County Equestrian Center in Pensacola on Oct. 1.The Argonauts will start the year at the Choctaw Season Opener hosted by Mississippi College on Sep. 1, an event in which the UWF women won to open the 2009 season.  The Argonauts will then head north for the Fleet Feet Invitational hosted by Alabama-Huntsville on Sep. 10, marking the men’s team’s first 8k run of the year and the women’s team’s first 5k.  UWF will then head to the Empire State for the Meet of Champions hosted by Iona College in New York, N.Y. on Sep. 17, and the Argos will follow that up with the Mountain Dew Invitational hosted by the University of Florida on Sep. 24.Oct. 1 will mark the team’s annual home meet, the Gulf Coast Stampede.  The women’s collegiate 5k race will start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the men’s 8k at 8 a.m.  Once again the event will include high school and middle school races as well.  Collegiate teams and unattached runners should contact Bergen for more information ([email protected]), while Jeff Oliver ([email protected]) is the contact for high school and middle school entrants.For the teams’ final regular season meet, the Argonauts will head back to Mississippi College for the MC/Watson Ford Invitational on Oct. 7.  Both the UWF men’s and women’s teams are two-time defending champions at the event.The postseason will start on Oct. 22 with the Gulf South Conference Championships at Veterans Park in Hoover, Ala.  The UWF men’s cross country team finished runner-up in 2010 and the women finished fourth, but with the departure of perennial power Harding to the new Great American Conference, both teams are optimistic about their chances in 2011.For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. 2011 UWF Men’s Cross Country Schedule: http://goargos.com/schedule.asp39sportID=52011 UWF Women’s Cross Country Schedule: http://goargos.com/schedule.asp39sportID=6Print Friendly Versioncenter_img Sharelast_img

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